Travel Blogs from Tupiza, Bolivia

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As Mike Tyson might say, We're going into Bolivian, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

As Mike Tyson might say, We're going into Bolivian

A travel blog entry by jefe

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... close to representing the sheer awesomeness of this area of Bolivia. We had another interesting bus journey, this time to Tupiza, in southwest Bolivia. The overnight bus from Salta to La Quiaca on the Argentinean side of the border was quite cold again, ...

Cowgirls in Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Cowgirls in Tupiza

A travel blog entry by cbcs

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... driven up to 3800m to Camino al SIllar and then cycled down a very steep and windy road overlooking incredible scenery back to Tupiza.  After our very athletic day we all went to a local Italian restaurant and had an absolute carb fest of pizza and ...

Border Security, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Border Security

A travel blog entry by juddy79

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... rubbish, dirt and mud - definitely my first picture of the poverty in south America.  We had been a bit sheltered before Bolivia as some parts of Argentina are quite well off.  No dramas crossing the border, I was expecting bag checks and ...

Dust.  Anybody? Dust., Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Dust. Anybody? Dust.

A travel blog entry by propyr_teidi

... Mick, dammit. Had a siesta (obligatory as otherwise you head out and nothing is open!), then went for a wonder around Tupiza, dustbowl of Bolivia. Wandered around some market stalls and there was one that seemed to be selling petrified dog poo, so I ...

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 1), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 1)

A travel blog entry by leemclennan

... village. There was a football pitch there so we played football (only briefly due to the altitude (approx. 4000 metres)). The teams were Bolivia versus the rest of the world (Bolivia won!). Dinner was nice - veg soup and meat/rice and we had a couple of ...

Chevauchée au far west, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Chevauchée au far west

A travel blog entry by chevere

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Yee Ha!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Yee Ha!

A travel blog entry by rizandtash

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It was a good start to our trip to Tupiza... with a road block on the way to town. It looked like they had just set up an hour or so before we got there which added insult to injury. What was more annoying was that the 'blockade' was only a ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by cpworld

Finally in Bolivia! After 7h on the bus from Salta to La Quiaca, the city at the Border with Bolivia. We passed the border to Villazon. No problem faced. Arrived in Villazon, the twin city of La Quiaca, on the Bolivian side. It is very cold! So ...

Uyuni to Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni to Tupiza

A travel blog entry by anita.p

Leaving Uyuni today to go to Tupiza it's an 8 hour drive. There isn't much to do there it's a very small town but we needed a place to stop for the night. Me and the girls went to a pizza place for dinner. I ordered a truck load of food and then pancakes ...

playing cow boys and girls for two days, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

playing cow boys and girls for two days

A travel blog entry by katinhat

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so we mooched around trying to find the best deal for 6 of us to do a 2 day hore riding expo in cowboy country, in the end we opted with the cheapest option but it was awsome fun and the young lads that took us were very funny, it was totally like being ...

Laundry´s day out..., Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Laundry´s day out...

A travel blog entry by solokiwiabroad

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... to colca canyon, walked, saw some Condors, walked some more, just about died hiking out of said Canyon, went to Copacabana (Bolivia), met some kiwis from Napier on the bus at border crossing, witnessed some crazy Independence day festivities, got a boat ...

high ho silver, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

high ho silver

A travel blog entry by emily_sarah

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rode horses for seven hours. sitting down hurts. this is where they say butch cassidy and the sundance kid were burried, but thanks to bruce chatwin, a god among men, we know that this is just a ...

Horseplay in Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Horseplay in Tupiza

A travel blog entry by tom_and_bri

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... San Pedro de Atacama in Chile’s north, second is from Uyuni itself, a town in the middle of Bolivia, or thirdly a smaller town by the name of Tupiza, some 150km south of Uyuni.  In each of the locations there are dozens of your operators, ...

Las chicas locas dans le salar, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Las chicas locas dans le salar

A travel blog entry by marialatina

... , et les temperatures sont hautes. Ca fait la joie des touristes, moins des locaux qui craignent la secheresse à venir. Depuis tupiza, negociation des tarifs faite, je me dirige sur le tour du sud lipez + salar d'uyuni pour 4jours avec la compagnie la ...

Do you want some salt with that?, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Do you want some salt with that?

A travel blog entry by steffandcat

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... at the sights of interest which was great.    Day one was supposed to start early, but nothing happens on time in Bolivia so it wasn't a surprise when we left an hour later than planned...and then stopped after 10 minutes to wait for a USB full ...

Tupiza and Salar de Uyuni, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza and Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by shebatical

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In den roten Bergen, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

In den roten Bergen

A travel blog entry by giniundfabi

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... am nächsten Tag leider nicht stattfinden könnte, da das Pärchen, mit dem wir die Tour machen wollten leider nicht nach Tupiza kommen konnte und Touren immer erst ab vier Personen stattfinden. Wir wollten aber unbedingt am nächsten Tag starten, so ...

The Wild Wild West of South America!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

The Wild Wild West of South America!

A travel blog entry by lucylambo

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... two lovely dinners here, a nice big salad and steak and then soup and a pizza the following night. Average meal price £2-£3! Tupiza is the town where Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid were apparently caught, which you can well imagine- it seems ...

Horseriding in Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Horseriding in Tupiza

A travel blog entry by kaivit81

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We finish the tour of the saltflats in Uyuni which is my first real taste of Bolivia and it's pretty eyeopening after the relative ease of travel in Argentina.  There isn't much to see and do in Uyuni, in fact its pretty damn depressing so most ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by snklijn

Arrived around 9 am with Wara Wara train company in Tupiza. We walked to hotel Mitru, where we got a twin room with shared bathroom for 120 Bs. The hotel also had a nice swimming pool, where we off course made advantage of! We also got information about ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by snklijn

We had some reasonable breakfast at the hotel. Afterwards we went horsebackriding for the first three hours in our lifes! After that we booked the Salar de Uyuni tour at Gran de Oro Tours for 1250 Bs pp, not bad for a four day tour. Again we tried to ...

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 1), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 1)

A travel blog entry by snklijn

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Early start (6.30 the alarm) because we had to be present at Gran de Oro Tours at 7.00 am for breakfast before starting the Salar de Uyuni tour. At the start it went smoothly but after two hesitated stops of the driver/guide/mechanic he had to change a ...

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 1), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 1)

A travel blog entry by snklijn

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Early start (6.30 the alarm) because we had to be present at Gran de Oro Tours at 7.00 am for breakfast before starting the Salar de Uyuni tour. At the start it went smoothly but after two hesitated stops of the driver/guide/mechanic he had to change a ...

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 2), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 2)

A travel blog entry by snklijn

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Early (4.30 am) and freezing start of the day... We went to Lago Colorado as well, which was a big lake with organisms in it that coloured the lake red. We slept in a hostel with several other tour groups, and played card games till late (22.30) with ...

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 2), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 2)

A travel blog entry by snklijn

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Early (4.30 am) and freezing start of the day... We went to Lago Colorado as well, which was a big lake with organisms in it that coloured the lake red. We slept in a hostel with several other tour groups, and played card games till late (22.30) with ...

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 3), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 3)

A travel blog entry by snklijn

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Got up at 6.30 am, had breakfast and went past the lagoons with different shapes and a lot of flamingos. We arrived at 4 pm at the salt hostel, where we got soup, lasagna and red ...

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 3), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 3)

A travel blog entry by snklijn

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Got up at 6.30 am, had breakfast and went past the lagoons with different shapes and a lot of flamingos. We arrived at 4 pm at the salt hostel, where we got soup, lasagna and red ...

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 4), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 4)

A travel blog entry by snklijn

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Last day, we got up at 5.15 without breakfast because we wanted to see the sunrise. After the pics with the sun rising we went to Isla Incahuasi, an island in the salar with huge cactusses (oldest was around 900 years old and 9 meters ...

Butch, Sundance and Andrew's Last Stand, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Butch, Sundance and Andrew's Last Stand

A travel blog entry by farnie10

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... , on my way to Chile: Salar de Uyuni and the Altiplano.  The tour of these two natural wonders is one of Bolivia's biggest draws, and they typically start in the town of Uyuni.  But almost everyone that I'd spoken to had wished they ...

I left my heart in Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

I left my heart in Bolivia

A travel blog entry by thedeepersouth

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... bad for horses. I hope they were rewarded for their efforts back in the corral. Argentina next! Meaning we had to say goodbye to Bolivia, a strange thought since liking it kind of snuck up on us. It took a little getting used to, it was awfully ho-hum ...

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